Ice Hockey


In Michigan’s conquest at Minnesota last weekend, junior forward Brendan Warren was the link holding the chain together.

Senior forward Tony Calderone and his teammate, junior forward Cooper Marody were nominated for the Hobey Baker Award.

With the Wolverines’ performance this past weekend against then-No. 9 Minnesota, it’s no surprise that senior forward Tony Calderone and junior forward Cooper Marody were nominated Monday for the same award that solidified past players as Michigan hockey legends.

Freshman forward Josh Norris scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's game to lift Michigan to a sweep of Minnesota.

But this weekend, Michigan swept Minnesota for the first time in 41 years on the road, and it looked dominant in doing so, no less.

Sophomore goaltender Hayden Lavigne registered 17 saves in Michigan's victory over Minnesota on Saturday.

On Saturday,MIchigan defeated No. 9 Minnesota, 3-1, putting finality on its most impressive weekend of the season.


Powered by an early outburst, Michigan (4-7-2 Big Ten, 9-10-2 overall) defeated the ninth-ranked Golden Gophers (4-8-1, 13-11-1) on Friday in a crucial conference victory away from home.

Michigan coach Mel Pearson thought his team played smart and executed well against Notre Dame.

Michigan coach Mel Pearson described his hockey team’s last two games against then-No. 2 Notre Dame as two of its best.

Freshman defenseman Quinn Hughes believes Michigan has improved defensively thanks to a growing familiarity with coach Mel Pearson's system.

Despite a sweep at the hands of the Fighting Irish, the Wolverines’ defense had possibly its best performance of the season, and might have reached a turning point.


After taking home a bronze medal with the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2018 World Junior Championships, freshman forward Josh Norris, freshman defenseman Quinn Hughes and sophomore forward Will Lockwood rejoined their Michigan teammates this weekend.

Michigan hockey coach Mel Pearson's team upped its offensive intensity against Notre Dame but still fell short.

What this weekend's box scores may not have shown was a tenacious effort from a steadfast Wolverine hockey team committed to upping its intensity and effort of play.

Michigan in a game against Notre Dame at Compton Family Ice Arena Sunday.

SOUTH BEND — The Michigan hockey team entered its third period with nothing to show for its impressive offensive showing against the nation’s second-ranked team. Notre Dame on the other hand — which played in a largely similar fashion as the Wolverines — had already found the net twice.